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court is hearing arguments over critical case that could influence voting laws across the country. they're considering an arizona law that tries to keep undocumented immigrants from voting. the voter-approved proposition 200 requires all state residents that they show proof of u.s. citizenship before registering to vote. a federal appeals court blocked that provision saying it violated federal voting laws. four other states, alabama, georgia, kansas and tennessee have similar voter registration requirements. and another 12 states are considering such legislation. i'm joined by congressman raul grathala, a congressman from arizona. lawyers from arizona are asking to reinstate that 2004 law requiring residents to show one of the following, a driver's license issued after 1996. a birth certificate or a passport. now, supporters are saying that current law isn't strong enough, only require aring one to promise basically under oath that they are a u.s. citizen. what's your thought about this? >> well, you know, and all this after i think after associated press found numerous investigations i
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if we put some rules, some law around this that ensures due process, the rule of law and transparency. we should lead the way. the president should not allow himself to be coming up on the backside of this. he should be helping to lead this effort. you know, the reality is that there are legitimate uses of drones and there are some illegitimate uses of them. when people are not combatants, they should not be subject to target assassination. we should arrest people if they violated the law. we should only use this sort of technology in the circumstances to protect american lives to do so. but i think that the technology has outrun the rules. we've got to get a handle on this right away. i agree with poe did he say toe. >> there's been disagreement even amongst the republican party. i'm sure you saw john mccain criticizing rand paul who filibusternd and said paul is foolish to be worried about drones being used on americans on u.s. soil. who is right on that one? >> i probably would disagree with rand paul on 99% of all things. i am very glad that he used the power of the filibuster to
basic concerns, and there is a concern about the gun laws like the assault weapons ban would be effective so that you will see the republicans will try to mostly strengthen the mental health aspects of this problem, and they will see, and watch very carefully to see what senators like alaskan senator mark begich and arkansas senator pryor and louisiana senator mary landrieu, and if they don't go towards the gun control side, then the republicans certainly won't. >> and jason, talk about that, because for harry reid, does it cause problem for him being in the committee and he being a gun owner and he being the senator from nevada, will that cause difficulty for him? >> i live in texas, and even here, a huge majority of people are here for closing the gun show loophole and bringing it into the fold here and half of the voters here in texas support banning the assault weapons. voters are speaking out in increasing numbers about doing something about this, taand the new york times is right that the republicans and the senate are bringing up any reason possible to stop it while th
anyone expects what both paul ryan and patty murray have proposed those proposals to become law. what it will do is create a process here in washington that may eventually lead to something down the road. whether that's a compromise or grand bargain, it's very far-fetched. both sides would have to go a lot closer to each other, something they have not been able to do. there are provisions in both plans, both the ryan plan and murray plan, that would create a fast-track process that would allow big tax and entitlement package to happen but that will obama happen, chris, if both parties agree and, of course, that has just not happened so far. >> yeah. speaking of not agreeing, let me play for you what paul ryan had to say this morning on "morning joe". >> i don't think patty's budget gives a lot of room for that common ground but i think this is where the president can get engaged, which is we can find common ground on spending cuts towards getting our debt stabilized. >> shira, will the budget process lend itself to negotiating? >> i don't think the regular budget process lends itself
drinks, bloomberg wants the nation's first of its kind law requiring retailers to hide their cigarette and tobacco products. >> these laws would protect new yorkers, especially the young and impressionable new yorkers, from pricing discounts and exposure to in-store displays that promote tobacco products -- products whose use is addictive and whose consequences can be deadly. >> let's bring in republican strategist and adviser to speaker john boehner david winston. we're joined by democratic strategist doug thornel former national press secretary for the democratic national campaign committee. good to see both of you. good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> david, what do you think? let's hide cigarettes and sig cars behind the counter maybe? >> look, in terms of cigarettes, obviously they have significant health hazards but, you know, having been someone who's been involved on the hill and involved with the speaker one of the most precious things you have is time. i have to say he could be doing other things i think would probably help the city a lot more focusing on educat
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